Civil partnerships should be no more than “sexually abstinent friendships”, the Church of England has said, declaring that sex is proper only within heterosexual marriage and anything else falls short of “God’s purposes for human beings”.
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The Archbishop of Canterbury has appealed to people feeling “embarrassed or ashamed” in a message of unity on Christmas Eve.
The next Archbishop of York has admitted the Church of England’s record on ethnic diversity “isn’t good” as he was announced as the successor to Dr John Sentamu, the church’s most senior black bishop.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has signalled his concern over the direction the UK is travelling in, saying homelessness has increased and tolerance for minority groups has decreased.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued an appeal to voters and politicians to “honour the gift of truth” during the General Election campaign.
CONTROVERSY has erupted after the word 'Easter' was dropped from a Cadbury and National Trust egg hunt.